Jobs in Paterson, New Jersey, United States

Paterson is a large city situated in Passaic County in the state of New Jersey. The city is known as the Silk City due to its prominent role in silk production in the 19th century.

The city is made up of 16 neighborhoods, including: The Great Falls Historic District, Downtown Paterson, Eastside Park Historic District, and East River Section. Paterson is located only 21 miles from New York City and with the many excellent commute choices available, residents can commute into the city within 40 minutes.

Population of Paterson

The city of Paterson is densely populated with a population of 147,000 people. The city has the second-highest density in the United States, coming second only to New York City. The city has developed into an incredibly diverse city and has been an important destination for immigrants since the 1800’s.

The racial make up of the city is made up by a major Hispanic or Latino population, a sizeable White population, and a sizeable Black or African American population. The city is largely family-orientated with over 38% of all households having children under the age of 18 living in them. The city’s population is young with the median age being only 32.1 years.

Education in Paterson

The Paterson School District serves the city of Paterson through managing 17 high schools and 36 elementary schools. There are over 100 colleges and universities within Paterson and the surrounding areas which cater for the city’s youth, including William Paterson University of New Jersey and Farleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus.

Additionally, Paterson Public Library offers a wide variety of books and services across the five campuses for the children and adults of Paterson.

National Parks, History and Big City Life

Paterson is home to the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park. The Falls were an essential source of power during Paterson’s booming textile industry in the 20th Century. The Falls were an essential employment opportunity for many immigrants that made Paterson their home during that time. Other interesting sites which showcase Paterson’s diverse history are Lambert Castle and Paterson Museum, which showcases historical items from the City.

Paterson is also home to many modern recreational activities, including a bowling alley, a cinema, many bars and lounges, and restaurants. The close proximity to New York City and Jersey City means that there is a small chance that the residents of Paterson will run out of entertainment options.

Job Opportunities in Paterson

Paterson, being the seat of Passaic County, is home to many of the county’s federal and government offices. Other popular industries include textiles, electronic components, machine tools, rubber goods, and packaging. The city has a high unemployment rate (8.3%) and the median household income is lower than the county, state, and national averages.

Top employers in Paterson include: St Joseph’s Reg. Medical Center, City of Paterson, William Patterson University, Manual Paper Product, and Accurate Box.

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InspimindTitle: Outreach and Retention InternApplicable Majors: Psychology, Sociology, Education, Counseling, Marketing, Human Resource, Business Management, Leadership, Talent Management.Location: Paterson, NJJob Type: ...
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Department:MC101_96011 Advanced Wound CenterExpected Weekly Hours: 40Shift:Position Purpose:Job Description Details:HOURLY PAY RANGE: $18.36 - $22.51CLINIC REGISTERED NURSE JOB SUMMARY This position accepts the ...
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Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is a premium wine company that is proud to call Washington State our home. We are a collection of distinctive wine estates and maker of some of the finest wines in the world because we value ...
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Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by assisting the store manager in executing store operations during scheduled shifts.This job deploys partners and delegates tasks so that partners ...
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Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates has an immediate opening for an Equipment Operator at our iconic Columbia Crest Vineyard, located in Paterson, Washington. The selected candidate will operates tractors and other agricultural ...
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Ace Reprographics
Ace Reprographics is currently looking for an account receivable/customer service representative.As one of the oldest and most trusted Printing and Graphics companies in New Jersey, Ace offers a wide range of products ...
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Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is a premium wine company that is proud to call Washington State our home. We are a collection of distinctive wine estates and maker of some of the finest wines in the world because we value ...
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Singer Equipment Company Inc
Overview Singer Equipment, the largest foodservice equipment and supplies distributor in the mid-Atlantic region, is hiring an experienced full time Day Shift Warehouse Worker/Back-up Deliver Driverto join their ...
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Lamb Weston
Job Description Summary The Role Position is responsible for removing, inspecting and sorting product (inspection) or working on the corn cutting deck (cutter attendant) maintaining a clean work area, report any safety ...
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Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
Position Summary: Ste. Michelle Wine Estates has an immediate Maintenance Technician- Refrigeration to support our Columbia Crest Winery located in scenic Paterson, Washington. The successful applicant will be ...
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ALFA Development, Inc.
We are located 20 - 30 minutes from Paterson in Butler, Ringwood, and West Milford, NJ.***$1000.00 Signing Bonus after first 90 days of employment. Up to $15.98 per hourWe are looking for energetic people willing to ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 25th June
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by providing legendary customer service to all customers. This job creates the Starbucks Experience for our customers by providing customers with ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 25th June
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by providing legendary customer service to all customers. This job creates the Starbucks Experience for our customers by providing customers with ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 25th June
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by assisting the store manager in executing store operations during scheduled shifts.This job deploys partners and delegates tasks so that partners ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 25th June
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Paterson Charter School for Science and Technology
Please visit our website at www.pcsst.org. You will find an employment tab at the top of the page. Please click on that tab.At the bottom of the employment page, you will find a link for our ONLINE APPLICATION.Please ...
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Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center
Department:ID114_60512 Patient Care ServicesExpected Weekly Hours: 40Shift:Day ShiftPosition Purpose:At Saint Alphonsus Health System, we are looking for people who are living out their calling. We want you to be ...
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St. Joseph's Health
Overview Overview St. Joseph’s Health is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization’s outstanding physicians, superb ...
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Singer Equipment Company Inc
Overview M. Tucker, one of the largest food service and equipment distributors is seeking an experienced Inside Sales Representative to help assist in the penetration of the NJ Market. The company is experiencing ...
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Micro Center
MICRO CENTER is the nation’s leading computer and electronic device big box retailer! Our technology super store has an industry-leading 40,000+ selection of premier computer products and the most knowledgeable ...
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Lamb Weston
Job Description Summary The Team Leader Farm- Potatoes supervises hourly employees during potato seed cutting and potato harvest. Also responsible for the repair and maintenance of the seed cutting equipment and harvest ...
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